Trump names former Navy aviator to head NASA

Trump names former Navy aviator to head NASA

US President Donald Trump announced Friday he plans to appoint James Bridenstine, a former navy pilot and Republican congressman, to head the US space agency NASA.

Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan

Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan

President Donald Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops to Afghanistan Monday, backtracking from his promise to rapidly end America's longest war ...

US says will work with allies after Russia sanctions anger EU

US says will work with allies after Russia sanctions anger EU

Washington vowed Saturday it would it ‘work closely with our friends and Allies’ after US lawmakers passed sanctions on Russia that upset some European nations fearful that it could hit their businesses.

US rolls out travel ban, but who will be hit?

US rolls out travel ban, but who will be hit?

President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries will come into force late Thursday, as controversy swirls over who qualifies for an exemption based on family ties.

Trump's attorney general to face Russia questions

Trump's attorney general to face Russia questions

The eyes of Washington turn again to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, where embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces questions over his Russia contacts...

Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey, accusing the ousted FBI director of lying about their private conversations -- and saying he is ‘100 percent’ willing to testify under oath.

Trump cryptic tweet 'covfefe' trending on Twitter

Trump cryptic tweet 'covfefe' trending on Twitter

Not for the first time, a Donald Trump tweet has lit up the internet. But this time, users the world over have been left scratching their heads over ‘covfefe’: a bizarre word apparently created by the president.

Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77

Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77

Roger Ailes, former chief executive of Fox News, the powerful cable news channel for conservatives that helped reshape the US political landscape, has died at age 77.

Anger and hope: Voters reflect on Trump's 100 days

Anger and hope: Voters reflect on Trump's 100 days

As Donald Trump approaches his 100th day in office, AFP sought out two voters -- one a supporter and another an opponent of the president -- to gauge what they thought of his performance so far.

US judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary cities

US judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary cities

A US judge on Tuesday blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that could deny billions of dollars to so-called sanctuary cities as punishment for harboring illegal immigrants.

Two months on, a Trump supporter mired in doubt

Two months on, a Trump supporter mired in doubt

He traveled from rally to rally with his guitar in tow, crooning pro-Donald Trump tunes and hailing the then Republican candidate as the answer to the US heroin epidemic that took his son's life.

US judge extends order blocking Trump travel ban

US judge extends order blocking Trump travel ban

The judge who halted President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on refugees and arrivals from six mainly Muslim countries has extended his order, dealing another blow to the White House.